International Law Office

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Sally Edwards

Ethical investment and challenges for trustees

Private Client & Offshore Services - International
Ogier

Impact investing, ethical investing and climate change concerns are increasingly discussed when considering investments and are now affecting trustee decision making.

Katie Lee

Federal Court of Appeal remands Remicade new use patent decision on anticipation and obviousness

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

In 2018 the Federal Court found that Kennedy's new use patent for infliximab (Janssen's Remicade) was valid and had been infringed by Hospira's biosimilar Inflectra.

Diane M Morgenthaler

Up, up and away: increased penalties for employee benefit plans

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

For 2020, legislation enacted in December 2019 dramatically increased penalties imposed by the Internal Revenue Code for late filing of certain employee benefit plan notices and reports.

Neslihan Tuna Saracgil

Communique on banking fees and commissions published

Banking - Turkey
Selvi & Ertekin

The Communique on Procedures and Principles Regarding Fees to be Collected from Commercial Customers by Banks was published on 10 February 2020.

Ricardo Rozas

COVID-19 crisis and changes to cargo delivery procedures

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

In the context of the current COVID-19 crisis, Customs recently issued Resolution 1179/20, which implements transitory modes for the treatment of various customs procedures and the ways of presenting documents associated therewith to facilitate foreign trade transactions.

Louise Dalton

Capacity Market: consultation on future improvements

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently ran its Capacity Market consultation on future improvements.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Bahamas, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom